Primary Care Update: Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine

May 05, 2023 – May 07, 2023

Zion National Park - Marriott Springhill Suites Zion National Park

A visit to Zion National Park in Utah brings with it many fascinating wonders. Follow the paths where ancient native people and pioneers walked. Gaze up at massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red that soar into a brilliant blue sky. Experience wilderness in a narrow slot canyon. Zion’s unique array of plants and animals will enchant you as you absorb the rich history of the past and enjoy the excitement of present-day adventures.

Zion is a spectacular network of colorful canyons, forested mesas, and striking deserts. All of the land within the park boundary is preserved by the National Park Service for the benefit of the public. In addition, a remarkable 84 percent of this extraordinary landscape is preserved as Wilderness. This designation ensures that over 124,000 acres of the park will continue to be a place where nature and its “community of life are untrammeled by man, a place where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.”

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through March 29, 2023)
$ 899.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through March 29, 2023)
$ 799.00
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Tuition Discount Eligibility

MCE Cancellation Policy

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Up to 90 days before conference date Refund - Less $50 processing fee Credit - 100%
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Within 7 days of conference date No Refund Available Credit - Less $250 processing fee
  • Credits expire three years from the date of issue.
  • Credits applied to a future conference are non-refundable.

Tuition Discount

Past Attendees Save $50: Past MCE Conferences attendees (within the previous three years) automatically receive a $50 discount at checkout.

Bring a Friend or Colleague and Save $50: If you are attending with another healthcare professional you are eligible for a $50 discount.

Overview & Agenda

Primary Care Update: Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information and updates in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

Speakers
Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care clinicians. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help you learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Internal Medicine 

Practical Approach to the Patient with Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Apply the current JNC recommendations for the treatment of hypertension 2) Develop a rational approach to choosing medications for treating hypertension 3) Decide when and how to evaluate for secondary hypertension

A Clinical Approach to the Management of Hypothyroidism, the Elevated TSH, and the Patient with a Thyroid Nodule
Objectives: 1) Appreciate the role of screening TSH and what to do with the results 2) Develop a reasonable and cost-effective approach to diagnosing the thyroid nodule 3) Discuss the management of hypothyroidism

Practical Approach to the Patient with Headache
Objectives: 1) Review the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with a headache complaint 2) Confidently evaluate the patient with a headache and appreciate the indications for imaging 3) Develop a treatment plan that considers lifestyle changes, as well as medication

Practical Approach to the Patient with Hyperlipidemia
Objectives: 1) Apply the current guidelines 2) Develop a practical approach for considering the new medications available 3) Consider the new targets developed for cholesterol end point

Practical Approach to the Patient with Potential DVT
Objectives: 1) Obtain an appropriate medical history to better identify the patients at risk 2) More confidently evaluate and assess the patient suspected of having DVT 3) Confidently manage patients with the confirmed diagnosis of DVT

Approach to the Management of Chest Pain
Objectives: 1) Evaluate the complaint in the context of history, physical exam, and EKG findings 2) Develop a strategy to use cardiac biomarkers in the evaluation of ACS 3) Use recent research studies and guidelines to develop an approach to the patient with chest pain

Emergency Medicine 

Deadly Abdominal Disasters
Objective: 1) Describe subtle presentations of abdominal emergencies 2) Underline important history and physical exam findings in abdominal emergencies 3) Illustrate the diagnostic challenges in the elderly with abdominal pain

Subtle ECG Findings You Can’t Miss!
Objectives: 1) Discuss typical and atypical ECG findings for ACS 2) Discuss other ECG diagnoses that need further workup or referral to the ED

Nightmare ENT Emergencies
Objectives: 1) Discuss worrisome causes of sore throat that may present to a clinic 2) Discuss updates in the management of epistaxis 3) Discuss when to worry about dental infections

My Masterclass: Endocrine Emergencies
Objectives: 1) Describe atypical presentations of diabetes mellitus 2) Illustrate diagnostic challenges of thyrotoxicosis and myxedema 3) Discuss adrenal insufficiency and its management

Playing the Numbers Game: Hypertensive Emergencies
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between a hypertensive emergency and asymptomatic hypertension 2) Discuss the dangers of acute management of asymptomatic hypertension 3) Identify which patients need emergent referral

Syncope Killers You Need to Know!
Objectives: 1) Identify emergent conditions that can present with syncope 2) Recognize ECG findings for syncope that warrant ED referral 3) Discuss the utility of orthostatic vital signs in syncope

Please note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

May 5, 2023

Marriott Springhill Suite Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

May 6, 2023

Marriott Springhill Suite Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

May 7, 2023

Marriott Springhill Suite Conference Center

Conference - Day 3

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – ACCME

MCE Conferences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MCE Conferences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC pointsin the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA Category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America. CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits. Canadian

American Osteopathic Association – AOA

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPA

AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANP

AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCC

According to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

Pharmacology Credits

This course is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 CE credits; please verify with your Medical Board which hours may be applied toward Pharmacology credit.

Hotel Accommodations

Lodging Reservations – Link coming soon. If you need assistance, please contact our office via email at info@mceconferences.com.

Please note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.

Accommodations – The award-winning SpringHill Suites Springdale Zion National Park offers a comfortable, elegant setting for travelers seeking inspiration, family adventure, and relaxation. Our premier property is the sole Marriott in Springdale. Located only 1 mile from Zion’s gate and a short distance from Bryce Canyon, the Grand Canyon North Rim, Lake Powell, and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, our hotel is centrally located to explore everything southern Utah and Greater Zion has to offer. After an exciting day of hiking, biking, climbing, or horseback riding, enjoy the extras the SpringHill Suites has to offer. An outdoor pool and hot tub with amazing canyon views, splash pad, balconies, patios, and fireplaces, or stroll along the Virgin River to take advantage of our dark night sky. Escape everyday life and start planning your family vacation, corporate retreat, wedding, or travel adventure today and let the staff at SpringHill Suites Springdale Zion National Park help you create an unforgettable experience!

Amenities Include – Stylish, spacious guest suites with plenty of natural light and free Wi-Fi to stay connected. Modern amenities you need to stay refreshed and focused. Twin sized, pull-out trundle sofa bed in each guest room. Large closet space for outdoor gear and luggage. A comfortable seating area and work desk. Spa-like bathrooms. This hotel has a smoke-free policy.

  • Standard Rooms – $299 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)

Bedding: Choose between 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed. (Room type based upon availability at the time of request)

  • Larger 2 Queen Suite – $339 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees. Room type based upon availability at the time of request)

Additional Lodging Information –

  • Taxes: The Group Room Rates are subject to applicable sales and resort taxes, currently 13.62%.
  • Hotel Parking – On-site overnight self-parking is complimentary. Local and offsite attendees may utilize day self-parking complimentary for the hours of the conference on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday if on-site parking spaces are available.
  • Check-In & Check-Out – The hotel’s current Check-in time is 3:00 PM. The current Check-out time is 11:00 AM.

Lodging Deposit – A Deposit of 1 Night + Tax is due at the time of booking. Balance is due to the resort upon arrival.

Lodging Cancellation Policy – Reservation must be modified or canceled 24 hrs prior to arrival by 3 pm local time to avoid a late cancellation fee. All lodging cancellations must be made directly with the lodging venue. Please refer to your lodging confirmation email for contact information and policies.

Register & Book Your Lodging Early! The MCE reduced room rates will be available to registered attendees up until March 29, 2023 (based on availability). Our reduced room rates may sell out before this date. We urge you to secure your lodging reservation as early as possible. Reduced rates will also be offered 3 nights pre and post-program dates (based on availability).

Room Reservation Guidelines – The lodging reservation link has been created for the MCE Conference continuing medical education program, and only guests that are registered for this CME conference are eligible to use this site in order to access discounted rooms and/or theme park tickets (if applicable).

  • Attendees must register within (7) seven days of booking MCE discounted lodging to avoid cancellations or increased nightly rates (depending on Hotel/Resort policy).
  • We allow a maximum of 2 room reservations per registered attendee, based on availability and rates at the time of booking.
  • Rooms and/or tickets (if applicable) cannot be purchased for the purpose of, or with the intention of being resold.
  • All reservations must be made under the registered attendee’s’ name, as all reservations and ticket orders (if applicable) will be audited against the CME program registration list. Should it be necessary, we reserve the right to contact you to request proof of registration. If it is discovered that the reservation and/or ticket order is not for an MCE Conferences participant, the reservations and/or ticket order may be canceled or modified based on the Hotel/Resort policy, and deposits may not be eligible for a refund.

Please note: In order to provide a quality and interactive CME program, MCE Conferences will limit the number of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information

St. George Municipal Airport (SGU)
Distance: Approximately 44 miles
Time: About 56 minutes

McCarran International Airport (LAS)
Distance: Approximately 167 miles
Time: About 2 hours 42 minutes

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
Distance: Approximately 312 miles
Time: About 4 hours 32 minutes

Note: This hotel does not provide Shuttle Service.

Airport Transportation – To make your airport transfer reservation, please click on the following links

Car Rental – To make your discounted car rental reservation, please click on the following links:
(please note: car rental company availability may differ based on airport/ destination)

  • AVIS – Click Here and enter G028287 in the “AWD Number” box to receive the Group Discount.
  • Budget – Click Here
  • Enterprise – Click Here and enter XZB6145 to receive the MCE Conferences Group Discount.
  • Hertz – Click Here and check the “Enter a Discount or Promo Code” and “I am a Corporate Customer” boxes. Enter 2086989 in the “Discount/CDP/Club Code” box to receive the Group Discount.
  • National – Click Here and enter XZB6145 under Contract ID to receive Group Discount.

Special Assistance – MCE’s policy is to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If special arrangements are necessary for an individual with a disability to attend a conference, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031.

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